PhDPsychology, Cognitive and Brain Sciences
United States, Binghamton, New York
|Location||United States, New York|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
We require a minimum TOEFL score of 80 on the Internet-based test. Teaching Assistants must score a minimum of 107 on the Internet-based test
Please note that this is the minimum requirement for application, it can be different from program to program. You can contact IEFT Online Team for further information.
At least 3 reference(s) must be provided.
The Graduate School requires three letters of recommendation from people who can comment authoritatively on your academic achievements and/or work or internship experience related to your program.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Complete set of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts. At minimum, one or more of the following is required:
-A 3.0 GPA over entire undergraduate career
Official GRE/GMAT Scores
Binghamton University’s doctoral program in cognitive and brain sciences emphasizes the development of critical thinking, research competence and theory construction and evaluation. Our students are trained in areas of cognitive neuroscience that include language processing, learning and memory, perception, attention and emotion, and cognitive development. A specific teaching curriculum is also included, and research training is heavily emphasized. Students should be dedicated to the pursuit of new knowledge in developmental research and modern pedagogy.
Potential candidates will be invited for an interview on campus with travel expenses compensated by the department. Interviews via Skype are available for students currently overseas. Students may be admitted with a tuition scholarship and stipends for serving as research or teaching assistants. In many cases teaching assistantships include health insurance and a tuition scholarship. Students that remain in good standing are eligible for up to five years of funding.
PhD in Psychology, Cognitive and Brain Sciences